USE VERY EASY LANGUAGE AS I AM NOT A NATIVE SPEAKER This module is assessed by o

USE VERY EASY LANGUAGE AS I AM NOT A NATIVE SPEAKER
This module is assessed by one 4500-word report, accounting for 100% of the overall mark.
Organisational life can be complex and challenging. Opportunities can present themselves or issues develop which must be tackled. The response to such situations is often some form of project.
Different approaches and methods have emerged that a would-be project manager might call upon. They are designed for a range of different purposes. Making astute judgements about the focus and scope of a project, as well as how to tackle it, are important considerations – they can mean the difference between success and failure. Execution is another crucial phase. Finally, critical reflection on how well a project went can be a vital source of learning for the future.
This assignment challenge requires you to choose one of the two project management approaches covered during the module and apply it to one of the two scenarios provided. Each scenario is more suited to one approach than the other – making and justifying a sound choice here is part of your challenge.
In this assignment you are required to produce a 4500-word report. Within this report you will –
Introduce the report content and describe the organisational scenario that was tackled by the project,
Set out which project management approach was used in the scenario previously described, from the two introduced during the module,
Offer discussions which critically evaluate and justify your selection of project management approach, demonstrating clearly to readers why it was more suited to the task than the other approach
Provide a detailed write up demonstrating your application of the tools and techniques from your chosen project management approach to the situation, including, where appropriate, evidence-based recommendations for improvement,
conclude with critical reflections on undertaking this project using your selected project management approach, setting out any learning for the future that can be drawn from this experience.
Within your report, make effective use of a wide range of relevant academic literature.
Further detailed guidance on the requirements for this assignment is provided in the Marking Guidance Sheets at the end of the Module Handbook. This includes cross referencing to the module learning outcomes. There is a sheet for the lean systems approach and for the traditional approach. You are only required to refer to one of these. The one to look at depends upon what choice of project management approach you make. Please ensure you refer to the guidance sheet for the approach that you are using in your assignment.
All reports should be completed using Arial font size 11, line spacing 1.5.
Assessment Scenarios
As you will have seen in our assessment question, “[t]his assignment challenge requires you to choose one of the two project management approaches covered during the module and apply it to one of the two scenarios provided. Each scenario is more suited to one approach than the other – making and justifying a sound choice here is part of your challenge.”
The information about each of our two scenarios, A and B, is available below –
Key text books
Project management
Book  by Harvey Maylor 2010  Essential
Successful project management
Book  by James P. Clements 2015  Recommended
Further reading
Project management: planning and control techniques
Book  by Roy Burke 2013  Recommended
Systems thinking: creative holism for managers
Book  by Michael C. Jackson 2003  Recommended
Project management: a managerial approach
Book  by Jack R. Meredith; Samuel J. Mantel; Scott M. Shafer 2015  Background
Freedom from command & control: rethinking management for lean service
Book  by John Seddon c2005  Background
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Understanding variation: the key to managing chaos
Book  by Donald J. Wheeler c2000  Background
The handbook of project management: a practical guide to effective policies and procedures
Book  by Trevor L. Young 2003
Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
Website  Recommended
I also uploaded 6 articles that relate to systematic approach if you choose the systematic one

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